Sportsmen of the Year

June 18, 1979 – September 3, 1979

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor Floor Plan

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Sports Illustrated Magazine award, this exhibit features sports equipment from the country's leading athletes. See such things as Muhamad Ali's robe, Carl Yastzremski's batting helmet, Billy Jean King's tennis dress and Jackie Stewart's crash helmet.

Also on view is the Greek amphora (ca. 510 B.C.), which was the model for the current trophy.